Role of Mental Health Support in the Ambulatory Cardiology Clinic (Cardiac Rehabilitation)

Secondary Prevention and Cardiac Rehabilitation Quarterly Conference

Speakers: Laura Suarez Pardo, MD; Kelli Passalacqua, LICSW, Adam Shultz, CEP

Learning Objectives

  1. Review the psychiatric syndromes and areas of psychological distress that have been identified in patients with cardiovascular illness.
  2. Identify psychosocial risk factors commonly identified in cardiovascular patients and how they impact illness experience and outcomes.
  3. Summarize the diagnostic tools, pharmacologic, and non-pharmacologic treatment strategies available when managing patients with cardiovascular disease and psychological distress.
  4. Recognize the importance of having a multidisciplinary team approach when managing patients with cardiovascular illness.

Length: 00:55:30

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